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Kos Town

Kos Town is the capital and largest town on Kos. Here you will find a lot of the attractions including the Hippocrates tree, the ancient agora, Neratzia castle, Casa Romana and the Roman Odeon as well as museums, a plethora of bars, restaurants and night life.

Koukounaries

The village of Koukounaries is much smaller than you'd expect being connected to such a popular beach, it's basically a single main road that has a number of restaurants, supermarkets and other tourist facilities dotted along it, there's not much nightlife though.

Skiathos Town

Skiathos Town or Chora is the main harbour for the island and capital of Skiathos. This will be the best place to stay for a lot of people travelling to Skiathos. It offers plenty of bars and restaurants for the evenings and is on the main road so it’s easy to travel to and from.

Gouvia Marina

Gouvia Marina is a large privately owned marina close to Gouvia village on the east coast. It has about 1200 berths and operates 24 hours. From the marina you'll be able to join many excursions either around the island, over to the mainland Greece or another island.

Agios Sostis

Agios Sostis is a peaceful resort on the south east coast, it's an attractive village that's spread around the port and beach with a good selection of hotels, restaurants, bars and shops, most of which are down by the beach but some are in land too.

Alykanas

A stay at Alykanas is like two for the price of one thanks to its close proximity to Alykes. This side of the pair is fringed by olive groves and a wonderful soft sand beach. Tourists will find a bevy of amenities including shops, bars, restaurants, and tavernas.

Tsilivi

Tsilivi, also known as Planos is one of the most developed and popular resorts in Zakynthos.It’s extremely popular with tourists as it has everything you need including a wide range of hotels, restaurants, bars, supermarkets, car hire shops, ATMs and more.

Zakynthos Town

Zakynthos town is the capital of the Island, it's based around the port and as you might expect is a large, bustling town with loads of restaurants, hotels, shops, museums, churches and fantastic night life. The only thing it lacks is a really good beach.

Petriti

Petriti is a small fishing village on the east coast, it’s about 20 minutes from Lefkimmi and nearly an hour from the capital. Petriti has a pretty little marina that’s home to a couple of tavernas where you can sit and watch the colourful boats come and go.

Gouvia

Gouvia is located on the east coast, just north of Corfu town. It's a former fishing village that’s been developed over the years and as more and more establishments open it's becoming a genuine tourist resort with all the expected tourist facilities.
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